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The Best Email Client for Windows 10 in 2018

Posted by Jason Ephraim on March 12, 2018

Why Mailbird is the Best Email Client for Windows 10 One Million – That’s the number of accounts currently managed on the Mailbird email client, and still growing. Every day, more users are discovering our email client after getting tired of their existing email clients like Thunderbird, Outlook, and so on. What makes Mailbird a better email client for Windows 10 users? Unlike other clients, Mailbird is designed to be easy to setup, use and customize. You can be up and running with your existing email accounts in just minutes. Better yet, you will enjoy using them even more because Mailbird allows you to change everything about it to match your needs and style. Unlimited Colors One click is all it takes to change the entire Mailbird email client color scheme. Custom Layouts Small screen? 3 column? Preview? No matter how you prefer to check and manage your email, Mailbird can suit your needs. Unified Inbox One inbox, multiple accounts. Mailbird makes it easy to manage emails from across all your email accounts. It also makes it easy to understand which account the email was sent to, and which account you are sending from when replying or composing.   “…this email client unifies your inbox with your apps by rolling your email and all your calendar, task, and messaging apps into an all-in-one interface. And it’s a simple user interface, which you can customize in different colors and layouts.” – Hubspot Try it now 100% free We could tell you why Mailbird is the…

Why is Mailbird the best alternative to Outlook in 2018?

Posted by Christin on January 15, 2018

Change is good, even for your Email. Many users are trying to avoid finding an alternative to Outlook because they remember the long and complicated path to actually mastering the App with all of its features. And even then, the majority of people use Outlook to “only” manage their Emails and maybe their tasks or calendar and ignore all the rather “complicated” features and functionalities. Well, we have good news for you. There is light at the end of the tunnel with a new era of the modern email client, that is Mailbird. With Mailbird, you experience a clean, sharp interaction with managing your online communication. It’s super easy to use. We promise that you will master the application within 5 minutes. Mailbird enables users of any age, as well as non-tech savvy people to learn how to use it fast, and to do so with ease and enjoyment. Mailbird is the best alternative to Outlook and an all-around great email experience. “I’ve purchased Mailbird for my old mother as well, as it’s easy to use. She’s not in anyway computer savvy, but last weekend I actually got an email from her – the first ever, imagine my (very pleasant) surprise! 🙂 For me Mailbird is a keeper – easy to use and most importantly easy to configure!! My 80 year old mom is a testament to that.” Lars – May 12, 2015 We will be looking at the following areas and to see if Mailbird is the best alternative to Outlook for you too: Layout and…

Email Marketing & Millennials: Do We Think Email Sucks?

Posted by Guest on September 7, 2016

Ever since Mark Zuckerberg declared “we don’t think that a modern messaging system is going to be email” it set the email marketing sphere into a frenzy. Are social media messaging apps like Whatsapp, Facebook, and Snapchat going to be the fatal blow to the email lists we have worked so hard on growing and nurturing over the years? All because of those damn meddling millennials? Well, no. Millennials, like myself, love our email. We are just as addicted to it as our social media, so much so that we are the highest demographic who thinks we will still be kicking it with our inboxes in 10-years time . But we do use email to communicate in a different way compared to previous generations. With the sheer volume of social media messages going out every second of the day across an increasing amount of platforms, it can be hard for the average millennial to keep up with your brand. This is why when it comes to consumer-to-brand communication, social media is for stalking our ex-boyfriends and email is for making sure we don’t miss out on that 50% sale. Here is why email marketing DOESN’T suck – you are just doing it wrong. 1. Millennials Want To See Your Brand In Their Inboxes If you are wanting in on the $200 billion buying power that millennials hold – you are going to need to up your EMAIL game not your social. According to a recent report by the UK email…

The 30 Email Client Commandments

Posted by Jason Ephraim on April 1, 2016

An Email client can be an amazingly powerful tool. But, like most tools, there is a right way and a wrong way to use it when managing your email. That’s why we brought the most important of these email rules together into a handy little guide: The 30 Email Commandments: 1. Thou Shalt Read Every Message In A Thread Before Replying 2. Thou Shalt Never Forward Chain Mail 3. Thou Shalt Always Review Emails Before Sending Them 4. Remove Or Shorten Thy Email Signature For Replies 5. Thou Shalt Only Use Reply-All Where Appropriate 6. Never Shall Thou Forget To Add Attachments 7. Never Shall Thou Addist The Wrong Attachments 8. Thou Shalt Not Reply To The Wrong Person 9. Thou Shalt Never Mix Up BCC’d And CC’d Recipients 10. Always Includist A Basic Greeting 11. Thou Shalt Never Email When Angry or Drunk 12. THOU SHALT NOT EMAIL IN ALL CAPS 13. Thou Shalt Not Be Overly-Formal 14. Thou Shalt Not Be Too Casual 15. Thou Shalt Not Send Canned Responses Without Replacing Thine Dynamic Fields 16. Thou Shalt Always Check Thine Spelling 17. Thou Shalt Try To Be Brief 18. Match Thine Recipient’s Tone 19. Thou Shalt Not Break Up With Someone With An Email 20. Thou Shalt Use Emoticons Sparingly 😉 21. Be Friendly And Avoid Opening With “To Whom It May Concern” 22. Thou Shalt Use A Short, Simple Email Signature 23. Thou Shalt Double-Check Emails Before Sending 24. Thou Shalt Not Spend Too Much Time…

7 Awesome Gmail Email Client Tips

Posted by Christin on March 23, 2016

Many people think of their Gmail email client as a repository of messages from colleagues, friends and seemingly endless amounts of spam. But depending on which email client you use, your email can be so much more than that. At first glance the Gmail client seems like any other free email service. But anyone who has used it knows that it is probably one of the most comprehensive free project management tools out there. If the notion of your email service as a user friendly project management and email service leaves you scratching your head, no worries. Here are some pointers on how to use Gmail more efficiently and make your digital life a little easier.  1. How Your Email Client Can “Undo” Embarrassing Emails As long as human beings have had the ability to send bits of text and images via the internet, there have been people who wished they could take some of those messages back or banish them into oblivion. Everyone knows the fleeting feeling of satisfaction that comes with sending a piece of correspondence via email only to realize that the message didn’t go to the intended party, contained a shame inducing typo or worse yet, didn’t include the attachment that warranted the email being sent in the first place.   The good people at Google have created a feature that could considerably cut down the frustration and embarrassment that follows sending an email that isn’t up to snuff. That feature or action goes by the unremarkable name of “Undo…

“Swipe Away” Your Email Troubles

Posted by Andrea Loubier on January 14, 2015

One of the really cool things we worked on during the last mega Mailbird hackathon included the super cool Mailbird Swipe Feature. Realizing that a lot of you may not have even been aware of this feature we thought it deserved special notice. In one of our more recent blog posts called “What’s Happening At Mailbird?” We discuss the discovery that the Mailbird Swipe feature freed up about half the time they normally would spend managing email. Why is that? Let’s look at the benefits of the Mailbird Email Swipe feature, why you should use it and why it is ultimately awesome: Makes moving emails around by archiving or moving back to the inbox a breeze. It’s fun to use with touch screen machines. It increases your email management productivity. It fast, easy and enjoyable to use while also reducing time you spend archiving. Improves your experience with email through innovative technologies like the touch screen devices that are growing widely popular amongst Windows machines. So this is actually something that is not yet released. It is a really cool feature to come with the launch of Mailbird 2.0, however you can still use it in the current version of Mailbird by simply clicking and holding on an email message and dragging it from left to right. It’s pretty cool, but wait til you see it in Mailbird 2.0 to be used with touch screen machines. Awesome.   Here’s a sneak peek of the Mailbird 2.0 and the Touch Screen…

Best Kept Email Secrets

Posted by Christin on July 7, 2014

Overwhelmed Are you someone who when you feel tired or overwhelmed with your work, you start checking emails instead? Why do we do this? It is the same reason why we start with small simple tasks rather than the tougher, more complicated ones. A lot of productivity gurus suggest starting with your most difficult or time consuming task first thing in the morning. However, this can be tough for many of us as we crave that immediate satisfaction of being able to complete things, meaning we go for the easy wins. Checking and processing emails is one of those activities. Don’t Replace Real-time Communication A common recommendation is to not check email in the morning, but to rather batch it and schedule time to process email 2-3 times throughout the day. It is important to remind ourselves that the world still goes on when we ignore emails, and to instead handle them during specific and dedicated times. This also encourages people to contact you in real-time with urgent matters. Inbox Checking Addiction However we know many of you don’t like this structure for managing emails, and prefer to constantly check email to maintain a clean inbox with no emails and by dealing with emails immediately – which is ok as long as your day is not over-taken by email. For some of us, we may not need to separate email from real work, but accept that it is a part of work and building professional relationships in the exchange of…

An Email Client Localizing and Connecting the World through Language

Posted by Christin on February 21, 2014

We are super pumped to hear Satya Nadella stepping up as Microsoft’s new CEO (and they haven’t had many). We hope to see stronger support for improved productivity tools on the Windows platform. Just as Microsoft is a very international company, as you have maybe heard before, Mailbird team is an international team from Denmark, Indonesia, Colombia and USA. We speak many different languages and are always seeking ways to improve productivity for people everywhere. Originally we were going to only develop Mailbird in English, but after we saw tons of requests and support for it in many different languages we decided to go for it.  The first version of Mailbird with multi-language support has arrived thanks to all our loyal fans and contributors across the globe, you guys are the best. Bringing you the best email client for Windows. Did you know that even before the full multi-language support release, Mailbird already had spell check support for 11 languages, 12 if you count UK English as a separate language. “I have tried a lot of email clients such as Thunderbird and many others. I got stuck with Roundcube webmail and then I read about Mailbird. It has a beautiful interface and works perfectly with IMAP. But the reason why I still use Mailbird is the conversation view which saves a lot of time searching for emails. Why I want to translate Mailbird? It’s an awesome piece of software and I want to support it.” – Lars Pech, German Translator and power user for Mailbird We received lots of people who…

Email that Builds Your Professional Network

Posted by Christin on January 17, 2014

Ever emailing with an important business contact that you want to build your connection with? Maybe you have a contact that you’d like to consult with on a professional level. Perhaps you are recruiting a new team member for your business. You get an email from an interested job applicant who you’d like to connect with and learn from on a professional basis. From a professional and business development stand point, email is the primary basis for how we communicate with clients, users, and potential business partners. The first contact you have with someone is likely via email. When you email with someone who is a professional contact, your first contact with them is typically an email consisting of an introduction and a briefing. That then leads to a next step whether that is closing a business deal, acquiring a new customer or adding a valuable role to your team. So what is the next thing you do after you begin correspondence via email? Naturally, a lot of us annoyingly have to navigate away from our inbox, open up a web browser, search for the Linkedin website, visit the LinkedIn website and we then have to manually search for the name of your new professional contact. Social networks are now such a big part of building valuable business contacts and growing your professional network, so you can also grow your business. The coolest new feature is now live in Mailbird, it’s the LinkedIn look up. You can now right click…